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Aeschylus

Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian. He is often described as the father of tragedy. Academics' knowledge of the genre begins with his work, and understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences made from reading his surviving plays. According to Aristotle, he expanded the number of characters in the theatre and allowed conflict among them. Before this, characters interacted only with the chorus... Read More

Bornc. 523 BC
Eleusis
Diedc. 456 BC (aged c. 67)
Gela
OccupationPlaywright and soldier
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